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Kavanaugh, campaigns and catching up on Maine politics after the long Labor Day weekend

A Maine teenager is a witness for Democrats in high court confirmation hearings and gubernatorial debates will begin next week as campaigns kick into high gear after Labor Day.

What to make of Susan Collins’ meeting with Kavanaugh

The Republican senator has shown no sign of opposing President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court despite intense opposition from liberals.

Democrats again worry that independent ‘spoiler’ will give Blaine House to GOP

Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.

Angus King’s challengers are clamoring for attention, but history is working against them

Republican Eric Brakey and Democrat Zak Ringelstein debated without the incumbent on Thursday, but they face an uphill challenge given the senator’s popularity and Maine’s history.

It’s a day of reckoning for Maine Clean Election candidates

We may learn today if Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will release roughly $1 million in taxpayer funding for campaigns or appeal a judge’s order. Uncertainty remains for candidates.

Candidates take diverse paths in cash race to succeed LePage

Attorney General Janet Mills has raised the most money, businessman Shawn Moody has used lots of personal money and the two independents in the race have had to spend on different schedules.

Democrats, Republicans agree to raid Maine Clean Election fund, but not on how much

The legislative session is expected to stretch on into late July after Democrats and Republicans pulled up just short of compromise on one of their last outstanding issues.